Health Monitoring for Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals - Guide for workers

Health monitoring means monitoring of a person to identify changes in the person’s health status because of exposure to certain substances.

Health monitoring may include:

  • consultation, for example, answering questions regarding previous occupational and medical history or lifestyle, for example dietary, smoking and drinking habits and discussing with the worker how this may affect their health.
  • a physical examination, for example skin checks or a spirometry (lung function) test
  • clinical tests, for example, urine or blood samples
  • X-rays.

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Topic: Hazardous substances
Type: Guidance material
Industry: General
Publication Date: 15/02/2013

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